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First day of spring and the week’s harvest

Thanks to my citrus crop, I topped 9 lbs of harvest this week. I am also having fun with my solar oven. Here are two more recipes, one for pot roast and one for a chicken casserole. Continue reading

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Solar oven cooking with my new Sun Oven

Yesterday I made a fabulous pot roast in my new Sun Oven. I really love solar oven cooking. Continue reading

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How to make a pumpkin pie from scratch

Here is how I turned my pie pumpkins into pie, step-by-step. Continue reading

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How long will the tomatoes hold out?

The garden is supplying us with a seemingly never ending supply of tomatoes, but the apples are gone already. Continue reading

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How to make guava jam

Here is a step-by-step guide to making jam out of pineapple guavas, with two recipes and photos. Continue reading

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Got him!

We finally caught the animal that had been raiding our garden. See how to trap and release an opossum or raccoon humanely. Continue reading

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Connecting rain barrels in series

Rain barrels are a great way to conserve water, prevent runoff, and get chemical-free water for your garden. Here’s how to hook barrels in series to collect even more rainwater. Continue reading

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